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216-Board Member Terms Qualifications

  • 200 Series: School Board
216-Board Member Terms Qualifications


Rationale Date Approved/Revised
Understanding the conditions of School Board service is an important aspect of fulfilling the responsibility.
  • 11/20/07
  • Revised: 5/21/19

The Board of Education of Independent School District 622 - North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale will have:

  1. Number of Members:  Seven Elected members
  2. Term of Office: Four (4) years
  3. Qualifications: Candidates must be United States citizens and registered voters in School District 622
  4. Reimbursement: Members shall be reimbursed by District  for expenses incurred while conducting Board business by submitting the District expense report to the Superintendent

       5.     Board members shall be paid a stipend as approved at the organizational meeting of each year.

6.     Protection: the District shall maintain adequate insurance to protect the District and its Board of Education against loss because of fire, damage to school property, loss to other property, or general liability resulting as a responsibility of the District, and save harmless its Board of Education and staff while acting on its behalf.

A vacancy on the Board of Education occurs when a member a) dies, b) resigns, c) ceases to be a resident of the District, or d) is unable to serve on such Board because of illness or prolonged absence from the District.  Vacancies shall be filled in accordance with Minnesota law and MSBA guidelines.


Adoption and Revision History

Incorporated Policies

Replaces Policy 201 adopted December 10, 1996; rescinded:  August 5, 2008


Policy 201 replaced Policy: BB (School Board Legal Status) adopted June 28, 1979; BBA (School Board Powers and Duties) adopted June 28, 1979; BBAA (Board Member Authority) adopted June 28, 1979; BBB (School Board Elections) adopted June 28, 1979; BBBC (Numbers of Board Members) adopted June 28, 1979; 100 (The School Board) adopted March 26, 1992; BDDD (Quorum) adopted May 28, 1981; 101 (School Board Role) adopted March 26, 1992;102 (Relationship of Board to Moral Ownership) adopted March 26, 1992; 103 (Governing Manner) adopted March 26, 1992; 104 (Appointment of the Superintendent of Schools) adopted March 26, 1992; 105 - Appendix A,I.A.(Election Procedures: Number of Members and Terms of Office) adopted March 26, 1992; 105 - Appendix A, II.D.(Meetings of the School Board: Quorum) adopted March 26, 1992.



This policy adopted:  November 20, 2007



This policy revised:  May 21, 2019


 Legal References:  Minn. Stat. § 123B.23; Minn. Stat. § 123B.14